2019 Seña

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Type of Wine Red
Country Chile
Region Aconcagua Valley
Winery Sena
Vintage 2019
Grape Tempranillo
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14%)
Drink window 2023 - 2035
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This blockbuster was created through a collaboration between Eduardo Chadwick and Robert Mondavi. The 2019 Seña is produced with a Bordeaux blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Malbec, 15% Carmenere and 4% Petit Verdot with the Chilean character of the high percentage of Carmenere. Most of it fermented in stainless steel with about 10% in concrete vats, and the final blend matured for 22 months in French oak casks, 80% of which were new and 10% in Stockinger casks. It is 13.5% alcohol and has good acidity and freshness, which comes across as medium-bodied, elegant and balanced. This is incredibly elegant, subtle and harmonious, even at this early stage. It has floral aromas, notes of orange peel, a touch of creamy sweet spices and great freshness. The palate is medium-bodied, seamless and pure, with sharp flavors and a smooth texture. It's long, clean, defined and super tasty. Such a world-class wine, a state-of-the-art cuisine with the best beef, lamb or game fits.

98/100 Parker & Suckling and this vintage is the 25th vintage of this iconic wine.

FACT: World-renowned winemakers Eduardo Chadwick and Robert Mondavi co-founded 'The Berlin Tasting' in 2004. In this copy of the 'Jugement de Paris' from 1976, Chilean top wines are tasted worldwide, in addition to unbeatable classics such as Château Lafite-Rotschild, Château Margaux, Stag's Leap and Sassicaia. During tastings in Budapest and Honk Kong, Chilean wines took no less than 4 places in the top-5! The Chilean icon wine Seña finished in 1st place in Budapest and was 2nd in the Hong Kong tasting with the 2007 vintage after Château Margaux!

Vineyard for 2019 Seña

The Viña Seña winery is located in Valle de Aconcagua. It was founded in 1995 by two charismatic winemakers: the Chilean Eduardo Chadwick, the owner of Viña Errazurriz and legendary Californian Robert Mondavi. What started as an ambitious dream at the time - producing a world-class wine in Chile - has now found countless followers. Nevertheless, the Seña remains in a class of its own. The futuristic bodega, designed by the Chilean star architect Germán del Sol, is spectacular. But the main property of the winery is the 42 hectares of vineyards, surrounded by breathtaking nature on various soils and planted with cabernet sauvignon, carmenère, merlot, cabernet franc, petit verdot, malbec and syrah. In short, the traditional varieties. The conditions for growing wine are so good here that you can work organically without tools. Needless to say, a winery like Viña Seña has the very best and most modern technology in the wine cellar. The responsible oenologist has been Francisco Baettig since 2003, a student of Michel Laroche and Michel Rolland. The latter has even improved the five most recent volumes of the Seña. The joint venture with Robert Mondavi ended in 2005, but the visionary's spirit is still ubiquitous. Viña Seña is one of the greatest icons of the wine world.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Chile
Region Aconcagua Valley
Winery Sena
Grape Tempranillo
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2019
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2035
Alcohol % 14
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 98
James Suckling rating 98
Tasting Profiles Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Open haard
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